in metals as we said. caterpillar off, freeport mcmoran off, and newmont mining down, the sentiment for so much undecided in washington. the selling in the mining shares is due to the weakness in gold, down 16.54, down to 9.40 an ounce, dollar rising against the euro, a flight to safety. silver moving lower and flirting with $30, right at $30 an ounce. platinum also lower. a lot of weakness in the metals contracts. getting to the floor show. we got traders in the new york stock exchange, cme group, and imex. beginning with bobby at the nsci. it's held hostage for so long now. what happens if there's a deal that doesn't address anything? is the market stuck in limbo for more weeks, maybe months down the road? >> well, i suspect you're right. if they come out with a cobbled deal that extends it out a little bit, i imagine there's some sort of a rally, maybe not a big rally, a couple hundred points, but back in the same place for a couple weeks. the weeks before the election, everybody talked about the fiscal cliff, and until they really put this deal together fully and for the long term, it'